Upcoming Events

Sonia has spoken at more than 400 universities, colleges, conferences, high schools, libraries, book clubs, and events. She is an inspiring and dynamic speaker who often receives standing ovations. She hopes to fit most speeches in 2018 into the spring and fall months, so she has time to work on her next book. Click here to view descriptions of her most common speeches. Click here to see clips of her talks.



Redding, CA

Feb. 6, 2019
California Humanities & Shasta Community College

Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA

Feb. 22, 2019
Chadwick School

Wellesley, MA

April 2, 2019
Wellesley College

St. Paul, MN

April 4, 2019
Macalester College

San Mateo, CA

April 8, 2019
San Mateo High School
Capuchino High School

Moorpark, CA

April 9, 2019
Moorpark College

Chicago, IL

April 11 & April 12, 2019
Facing History & Ourselves

Baltimore, MD

April 15, 2019
Towson University

Flint, MI

April 16, 2019
Mott Community College

Los Angeles, CA

April 19, 2019
East Los Angeles College

Anaheim, CA

April 25, 2019
Journalism Education Assn. Convention

Torrance, CA

May 2, 2019
El Camino Community College

Sacramento, CA

May 6, 2019
California Association of Food Banks

Grapevine, TX

July 19-21 2019
Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference